Diabetes in the Older Adult

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Expert Monograph: Issue 36


Author: Prof Merlin Thomas


Diabetes in the Older Adult

This article discusses the complications and considerations associated with managing older patients with type 2 diabetes and the need for an individualised approach.

Written by Prof Merlin Thomas, MBChB, PhD, FRACP

Prof Merlin Thomas is a Professor of Medicine at Monash University, Melbourne. Professor Thomas is both a physician and a research scientist. He has published over 300 articles in many of the world’s leading medical journals, as well as several books including The Longevity List and Fast Living, Slow Ageing. He is internationally recognised as a speaker, opinion-leader, teacher and medical storyteller. His research focuses on discovering new ways to prevent and treat the complications of diabetes.

 

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